Ronald M. Friedman MD

Plano, TX, US
Ronald M. Friedman MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

To provide high quality care with compassion, confidentiality and professionalism. Dr. Friedman has been recognized as a Best Plastic Surgeon in Dallas by D Magazine (2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012) and Texas Monthly (2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007). His interest in plastic surgery stems from his 25 years of experience as a wood and marble sculptor.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Friedman performs a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures. He has written and lectured about many of these techniques on a national level.

*Breast Augmentation
*Breast Reduction
*Breast Lift
*Liposuction
*Tummy Tuck
*Facelift
*Eyelid Lift
*Nasal Surgery
*Ear Surgery
*BOTOX/Restylane
*Lip Augmentation
*Breast Reconstruction
*Facial Reconstruction
*Skin Tumor Removal
*Hand Reconstruction

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Background

Dr. Friedman attended Northwestern University in Chicago for his undergraduate and medical school education, where he was selected for the accelerated Honors Program in Medical Education. He graduated in the top 10% of his class and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his general surgery and plastic surgery training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He completed an additional year of fellowship training at Loma Linda University Medical Center in southern California.

Dr. Friedman subsequently accepted a full-time position on the plastic surgery faculty at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where he was appointed the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital. In 1996, he established his private practice and opened offices in Plano and Flower Mound.

Dr. Friedman is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is the recipient of awards from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has been recognized nationally for his research and innovations in breast implants, nasal reshaping, and hand surgery. He is the Director of the West Plano Plastic Surgery Center, a AAAASF-accredited surgery center on the campus of Presbyterian Hospital of Plano. He also maintains admitting and operating privileges at Presbyterian Hospital of Plano, Trinity Medical Center, Medical Center of Lewisville, and Medical Center of Plano.

Teaching Appointments

Dr. Friedman is the former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas and previously served as Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and. He has conducted instructional courses for other plastic surgeons for the past decade on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Publications and Presentations

Dr. Friedman attended Northwestern University in Chicago

for his undergraduate and medical school education, where he was selected for the accelerated Honors Program in Medical Education. He graduated in the top 10% of his class and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Societyhonors.htm . He completed his general surgery and plastic surgery training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He subsequently completed an additional year of fellowship training at Loma Linda University Medical Center in southern California.

Dr. Friedman subsequently accepted a full-time position on the plastic surgery faculty at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where he was appointed the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital. In 1996, he established his private practice and opened offices in Plano and Flower Mound.

Dr. Friedman is Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has been recognized nationally for his research and innovations in breast implants, nasal reshaping, and hand surgery. He is the Director of the West Plano Plastic Surgery Center, a AAAASF-accredited surgery center on the campus of Presbyterian Hospital of Plano. He also maintains admitting and operating privileges at Presbyterian Hospital of Plano, Trinity Medical Center, Medical Center of Lewisville, and Medical Center of Plano.

A southern California native, Dr. Friedman lives in Plano with his wife and two children. He enjoys wood and marble sculptureartist.htm , songwriting, piano, travel, and skiing.

Awards & Honors

Named Best Plastic Surgeon in Dallas by D Magazine (2010).
Selected as a Texas Super Doctor (in 2004, 2005 and 2006) by Texas Monthly magazine. Awarded to fewer than 5% of Texas physicians.
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, elected in 1988. Awarded to graduates in top 10% of medical school class.
Honors Program in Medical Education, Northwestern University Medical School, 1983 -1989.
Faculty Lecturer: American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Advances and Perspectives in Plastic Surgery Symposium, Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium, Dallas Endoscopic Surgery Symposium.
Best Journal Article Award, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 1996.
Best Cosmetic Surgery Presentation (Sherrell J. Aston Award), Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation, 1995.
First Place Award, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Scholarship Contest, 1994.
Best Presentation (Thomas D. Cronin Award), Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1994.
Academic Excellence Award, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 1990 and 1991.
Faculty Lecturer for ASPS for over a decade.

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Director of the West Plano Plastic Surgery Center, an AAAASF-accredited outpatient surgical facility on the campus of Presbyterian Hospital of Plano. Dr. Friedman also has active staff privileges to admit patients and perform surgery at Presbyterian Hospital of Plano.

Society Memberships

Dr. Friedman is a member of the:
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Dallas County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association
American medical Association

Offices Held

Candidate Liaison of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Instructional Course Committee, American Society of Plastic Surgery.

Your Consultation

We offer two types of consultations:
* A FREE consultation with one of our Certified Medical Assistant's, who have been working with Dr. Friedman for over 5 years.
*Consultations with Dr. Friedman are $75.00, all of which is credited toward your surgical fee.

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

The West Plano Plastic Surgery Center, a AAAASF-accredited ambulatory surgery center, is conveniently located on the campus of the Presbyterian Hospital of Plano.

Skin Care Products

Microdermabrasion
Chemical Peels
MD Forte
Prevage

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, Korean

Payment Options

We accept all major credit cards, cash and personal checks. Financing is available.

Ronald M. Friedman MD

Suite 232 , 6124 W. Parker Rd.,
Plano, TX, 75093, US

4370 Medical Arts Drive,
Suite 255, Flower Mound, TX,
75028, United States

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